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The Odisha Society of the Americas
in association with Odia Diaspora from around the world
presents


ବିଶ୍ୱ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ମହୋତ୍ସବ

Global odia mahotsav
2020
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Vision

Develop Synergy to Build Brand Odisha

Promote Culture

Promote and Propagate Language, Culture and Heritage of Odisha with performances from Global Odia Diaspora

Build Network

Build a Global Network for Inclusive Progression of Odias around the World

Odisha Development

Develop Global Synergy to contribute to various initiatives such as : Healthcare, Education, Tourism, Skill development, Entrepreneurship etc.

Youth Connection

Provide a Platform for Global Youths of Odisha origin to connect and network to explore opportunities together

Join Us

Meet The Diaspora

Odia diaspora around the world feel proud of our culture and heritage. It is about time to connect with each other from every corner of the world to serve our motherland and build memories to cherish. Odias from the following countries are putting together this annual event to celebrate Odisha and build brand Odisha globally. Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Dubai, Finland, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands, Nigeria, Russia, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, UAE, UK and USA

Distinguished Guests

Naveen Patnaik

Naveen Patnaik

Hon. Chief Minister of Odisha
Dr. Arun K Sahoo

Dr. Arun K Sahoo

Minister Higher Education, Odisha
Sam Pitroda

Sam Pitroda

Technocrat, Policy maker
Archana Soreng

Archana Soreng

Member - UN Youth Advisory Group
Sabarmatee

Sabarmatee

Social Activist, Odisha
Dr. Itirani Samanta

Dr. Itirani Samanta

Creative Writer, Odisha
Gajapati Maharaja Shri Dibyasingha Deb

Gajapati Maharaja Shri Dibyasingha Deb

Aadyasevak of Lord Jagannath of Puri
Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi

Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi

Minister of Culture & Tourism, Odisha
Pratap Jena

Pratap Jena

Minister of Panchayati Raj, Odisha
Arup Patnaik

Arup Patnaik

Convenor, Mo Parivar, Odisha
Tarun Kanti Mishra

Tarun Kanti Mishra

Writer, Odisha
Aravind Das

Aravind Das

Author
Swayam Pravash Padhi

Swayam Pravash Padhi

Singer, Odisha
Dharmendra Pradhan

Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Minister, India
Kuku Das

Kuku Das

President, OSA
Tushar Kanti Behera

Tushar Kanti Behera

Minister of E & IT, Odisha
Akash Dasnayak

Akash Dasnayak

Chairman, Mo College, Odisha
Sabyasachi Mishra

Sabyasachi Mishra

Movie Star, Activist
Vishal K Dev

Vishal K Dev

Secretary, Odisha Tourism
Pragyan Hota

Pragyan Hota

Singer, Odisha
Dr. Swarup R. Mishra

Dr. Swarup R. Mishra

Member of Parliament, Kenya
Achyuta Samant

Achyuta Samant

MP, Rajya Sabha, India
Soumya Ranjan Patnaik

Soumya Ranjan Patnaik

Editor, Sambad
Dr. Arabinda K Padhee

Dr. Arabinda K Padhee

Country Director - India, ICRISAT
Pranav Khaitan

Pranav Khaitan

Google, Partner - UN World Food Prog
Dr. Ashok K Das

Dr. Ashok K Das

Vice Chairperson - Odisha State Higher Education Council

SCHEDULE DETAILS

Event Schedules

  • 12:00 PM India | 10:30 PM Pacific (Dec 25)
  • Sudhashree Dash, UAE
  • Live on Zoom

Seminar : Role of Media

Media as a catalyst to connect Global Odia Diaspora with Odisha

  • 6:30 PM India | 05:00 AM Pacific
  • Kuku Das, President, OSA
  • Live on Zoom

Inaugural Ceremony

The global Odia diaspora is going to present an amalgam of Odia culture and heritage, followed by Keynote speech by our Guest Speakers.

  • 9:00 PM India | 7:30 AM Pacific
  • Dr. Durga Mishra, USA
  • Live on Zoom

Seminar: Ensuring Quality Higher Education for Future Generation

  • 10:00 PM India | 8:30 AM Pacific
  • Dr. Chitta Baral, USA
  • Live on Zoom

Seminar : Odisha Development

  • 11:00 PM India | 9:30 AM Pacific
  • YouTube Premier

Global Cultural - Day 1

  • 2:00 AM India (Sunday) | 12:30 PM Pacific
  • YouTube Premier

Swadista Odia Byanjana (Odia Cuisine Show)

  • 8:30 AM Sunday India | 7:00 PM Pacific
  • Swayam Padhee | Pragyan Hota
  • Live on Zoom

Sura Sangeeta

  • 10:00 AM Sunday India | 8:30 PM Pacific
  • Live on Zoom

Global Gapa Sapa (Networking)

  • 6:30 PM India | 05:00 AM Pacific
  • Sam Pitroda | Achyuta Samant | Nila Madhav Panda | Sabyasachi Mishra
  • Live on Zoom

Seminar : Health & Wellness

  • 7:30 PM India | 06:00 AM Pacific
  • Sabarmatee | Sharanya Nayak
  • Live on Zoom

Seminar : Women’s Empowerment

  • 8:30 PM India | 7:00 AM Pacific
  • Live on Zoom

Meet the Diplomats

  • 9:30 PM India | 8:00 AM Pacific
  • Pranav Khaitan | Archana Soreng
  • Live on Zoom

Seminar : Youth Connection

  • 10:30 PM India | 9:00 AM Pacific
  • Live on Zoom

Global Closing Ceremony

  • 11:30 PM India | 10:00 AM Pacific
  • YouTube Premier

Youth Cultural

  • 1:30 AM India | 12:00 PM Pacific
  • YouTube Premier

Odia Speech by Kids : Mo Swapna ra Odisha 2036

  • 2:00 AM* India | 12:30 PM Pacific
  • YouTube Premier

Kabita Patha

  • 4:00 AM India | 2:30 PM Pacific
  • YouTube Premier

Global Cultural - Day 2

  • 7:30 AM Monday India | 6:00 PM Pacific
  • Dr. Itishree Samant | Tarun Kanti Mishra | Aravind Das
  • Live on Zoom

Seminar : Odia Sahitya Parva

  • 8:30 AM Monday India | 7:00 PM Pacific Sunday
  • Live on Zoom

Global Gapa Sapa (Networking)

Thank You

Platinum Sponsors

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Event Sponsors

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Cultural Sponsors

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Goodwill Sponsors

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Media Partners

Stay Tuned !

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